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Bu'ale
Bu'ale
is a town in the Middle Juba
Middle Juba
(Jubbada Dhexe) region of Somalia. It is the capital of the Jubaland
Jubaland
State Bu'aale District and the capital of the Jubaland
Jubaland
State region as well, situated in the southern Jubba River
Jubba River
valley, the city is known for its farming land on the banks of the river Juba. Buale is also the capital of Middle Juba region.The largest clan dominating the city and the countryside are mainly the Darood sub clan of Marehan.[1] History[edit] During the Middle Ages, Bu'ale
Bu'ale
and its surrounding area was part of the Ajuran Empire
Ajuran Empire
that governed much of southern Somalia
Somalia
and eastern Ethiopia, with its domain extending from Hobyo
Hobyo
in the north, to Qelafo in the west, to Kismayo
Kismayo
in the south.[2] In the early modern period, Bu'ale
Bu'ale
was ruled by the Geledi Sultanate. The kingdom was eventually incorporated into Italian Somaliland protectorate in 1910 after the death of the last Sultan Osman Ahmed.[3] After independence in 1960, the city was made the center of the official Bu'ale
Bu'ale
District. Bu'ale
Bu'ale
was made the capital city for the Jubaland
Jubaland
State of Somalia
Somalia
on 2 April 2013.[4] References[edit]

^ http://allafrica.com/stories/201604240198.html ^ Lee V. Cassanelli, The shaping of Somali society: reconstructing the history of a pastoral people, 1600-1900, (University of Pennsylvania Press: 1982), p.102. ^ Cassanelli, Lee Vincent (1973). The Benaadir Past: Essays in Southern Somali History. University Microfilms International. p. 149.  ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-04-04. Retrieved 2013-04-03. 

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